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Background Actors are seen on television commercials, movies, voice overs, and various industry events. A well-written resume example for Background Actor should mention duties such as performing acting roles, following cues and instructions, researching background roles, handling self-promotion, and completing other tasks as assigned by directors. Based on our collection of resumes for this job, essential job qualifications are acting skills, creativity, time management, flexibility, teamwork, and knowledge of memorization techniques. A Bachelor of Arts is required to work as a Background Actor.

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Background Actor

  • Performed as a background extra in television and movie productions to include Disney and Family Comedy television productions, and various other television series and movie films
  • Maintained a good rapport with directors and casting services by reporting as instructed and promptly
  • Prepared for productions with apparel as instructed via agency phone recording
  • Required to manage scheduling of commitments with flexibility
  • Performed as required independently, or in a mass group, or by allowing the use of personal vehicle
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
GED
GED
2

Background Actor

  • Performed alongside well-known actors, including Olivia DeJonge and Kal Penn
  • Collaborated with the director and an ensemble of four other background actors
  • Reviewed the camera shots with the actors and assistant director
  • Styled own hair and selected own wardrobe before performances
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Individual Studies: Concentration
3

Background Actor for Graceland on USA

  • Pantomimed emotions to make scene look realistic or to convey the mood of a particular scene.
  • Adhere to dress code in order to be better portrayed on camera.
  • Stood in specific places on set according to the director's orders.
  • Responded to and regularly checked in with emails from FrontRunner Casting.
  • Remained in communication with personal agency.
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Background Actor

  • Worked for various television shows (especially Nickelodeon shows), such as Victorious and iCarly
  • Not currently working; it is a minors-only agency
  • Working days were sporadic
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Arts
BA
Piano Pedagogy

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